Maslul

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Maslul
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Maslul is located in the Gaza Strip
Maslul
Maslul
Coordinates: 31°19′27.48″N 34°35′18.24″E / 31.3243000°N 34.5884000°E / 31.3243000; 34.5884000Coordinates: 31°19′27.48″N 34°35′18.24″E / 31.3243000°N 34.5884000°E / 31.3243000; 34.5884000
District Southern
Council Merhavim
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1950
Founded by Persian Jews
Population (2015)[1] 900

Maslul (Hebrew: מַסְלוּל‎, lit. Path, Way) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev near Ofakim with an area of 8,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 900.

History[edit]

The moshav was established in 1950 by immigrants from Iran. Like several other moshavim in the area, its name is taken from the Book of Isaiah 35:8;

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called the way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those; the wayfaring men, yea fools, shall not err therein.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 

External links[edit]

  • Maslul Negev Information Centre